Coleus is a beautiful garden plant that is loved for its colorful foliage. The leaves change the colours as the new shoots emerge which will add vibrant color to your garden.What makes it special:
- One of the best eye catching folliage plants.
- Low maintenance and hardy plants.
- Perfect plant for outdoor garden and sunny balcony.
||Coleus (Maroon) - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides) plant belongs to the family Lamiaceae. They have some of the most stunningly colored foliage in combinations of green, yellow, pink, red, maroon. Coleus also has a wide variety of leaf sizes and overall shapes.
These plants are great for adding color to the garden or home, especially in those dark, drab-looking corne
||12 inch (30 cm)
||6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Plectranthus scutellarioides, coleus.
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 90 centimeters
||Summer and Winter season.
Planting and care
Place your plant in a place that receives Natural bright light/indirect bright light.SoilThe soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content.WateringPoke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.Do not overwater the plant.As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.Application of FertilizerBefore the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.During the main growing season (Feb to May, July to Sep) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.DontsDo not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
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Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
||Natural bright light/indirect bright light.
||Apply 1 cups (Approx. 50 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
||Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
||20 to 35-degree celsius
||Apply organic fertilizer once a month.
- Popular as a garden plant for its brightly coloured foliage
- These plants are great for adding colour in the garden or home, especially in those dark, drab-looking corners